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Thursday, October 9, 2014

Oreocereus doelzianus ssp. sericatus

AKA Moravetzia sericata, a slender Oreocereus, easiest to flower in collection. The flower comes at the tip of the stem.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Mammillaria petrophila

This modest Mammillaria is Baja California endemic, and older plants can be densely wrapped with white 'wool' formed in axilles. This plant just started to develop some of it.